CommonBond Communities

Advantage Services Coordinator

5 days left

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Aug 29, 2019
Closes
Sep 28, 2019
Ref
019-0128
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Home is the foundation for everything in life. That’s why it’s been our mission since 1971 to offer quality, dignified affordable housing and life-changing support services. Our model has always been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It’s why we’re more than housing—we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people—families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers—call a CommonBond community “home.”

If creating vibrant, stable communities sounds like important work to you, join us!
CommonBond Communities offers an employee-driven culture that values work/life balance. Our core values are RESPECT, INTEGRITY, PARTNERSHIP, INNOVATION and EXCELLENCE. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please keep reading!

CommonBond is excited to announce an opening for an Advantage Service Coordinator at 2 locations, West Broadway and St. Anne's in Minneapolis. This is a full-time position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ASSOCIATED TASKS

1. Provide professional individual services coordination to meet the needs of residents at select housing communities’.
a. Respond to referrals for individual services
b. Identify and assess individual and family needs
c. Provide information, referrals, advocacy and brief counseling

2. Plan, coordinate, promote and manage the delivery of other Advantage Center programs and services provided for the benefit of youth, adults and seniors.
a. Assess adult, youth and family and seniors’ needs.
b. Initiate programs which promote education, employment, home ownership, wellness, independence and asset development.
c. Develop and maintain services and programs with community providers.

3. Promotes positive relationships within the community and surrounding neighborhood
a. Promotes positive resident/community involvement.
b. Supports resident association activities and leadership development through provision of technical and resource support.
c. Develop collaborative relationships to support Advantage Center Operations.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
1. Associates or Bachelors degree in related field or at least three years experience in a related field.
2. Two years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals and families.
3. Knowledge of community resources and service networks.
4. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
5. Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
6. Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners.
7. Ability to network and develop community partnerships.
8. Experience utilizing MS Office and web based programs.
9. Be Certified in CPR and First Aid or have the ability to become certified within six months of starting position.
10. Training in the aging process, elder services, disability services, eligibility for and procedures of Federal and applicable State entitlement programs, drug and alcohol use and abuse by the elderly, and mental health issues.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
1. Licensed mental health professional.
2. Four or more years of experience providing individual services to a diverse population of individuals and families.
3. Experience working with refugees and/or knowledge of immigration procedures and issues
4. Master's Degree in social work, human services or related field.
5. Experience with employment assistance, homelessness, mental illness, chemical dependency and disabilities.
6. Knowledge of low income housing programs.
7. Supervision experience with volunteers, interns or paid staff.
8. Multilingual

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